An Italian investigative source said the third jihadi who killed seven people in a knife and van attack in London had been flagged to UK authorities as a potential risk after moving to England last year.
London’s network of iconic bridges have long offered romantic views over the Thames and a magnet for tourists and lately … Islamist terrorists.
Scotland Yard has advised Londoners caught in a terrorist attack to “run, hide and tell” after a white van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and multiple stabbings in Borough Market.
PC Keith Palmer, 48, has been named as the police officer killed in the attacks at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 22 March. He was one of the fatalities alongside three pedestrians and the assailant who ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Mark Rowley, the national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing and the Acting Deputy Commissioner confirmed 40 people were amongst the injured, some with serious injuries, including three police officers, two of whom remain in a serious condition. He however refused to confirm the identity of the attacker only saying he had been “inspired by international terrorism”. He continued: “Today, in Westminster we saw tragic events unfold and our thoughts are with those who lost loved ones, who were injured, and all those affected by this attack. “One of those who died today was a police officer – PC Keith Palmer – a member of our Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command. “Keith – aged 48 – had 15 years’ service and was a husband and a father. “He was someone who left for work …
Metropolitan Police have confirmed five people have died with at least 40 injured after an assailant driving a 4×4 vehicle ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge near the Houses of Parliament.